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August 17, 2022



Aug. 17, 1972

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will clear logs and debris that has jammed Wiley Creek for several years.

Wiley Creek has been partially clogged with debris washed down from higher reaches during high waters since the flood of December 1964, which completely filled the creek channel and piled logs and bits of woods debris onto the banks.

A channel was eventually cleared for the stream, which has gradually narrowed with each succeeding high water season bringing down more logs.

After neighborhood residents complained the accumulation was providing a breeding place for rats a...



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